Slovenian History in Early Modern Times
Study Cycle: 1
ECTS credit: 5
Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Jerše Sašo
Dualism of Monarch-classes; wars and the round-up of the Habsburg hereditary estate; political division of the Slovenian ethnic territory from 15th to 18th century; demographic trends from mid 15th to mid 18th century; economic development in 15th and 16th century; Turkish invasions in 15th century; colonisation of Uskoks; development of military organization and connections of inner Austrian lands; towns and bourgeoisie; the position of subjects and peasant revolts; church and spiritual conditions since the establishment of Ljubljana’s diocese to the beginnings of reformation; Protestantism to the first Slovenian book and translation of Bible; land prince anti-reformation and Catholic restoration; confessional absolutism; Turkish invasions into Prekmurje in the 17th century; Ottoman-Venetian war; economic crisis of the 17th century; social stratification of the rural inhabitants, characteristics of land nobility in 17th and 18th century; peasant revolts in 17th and early 18th century; changes in the structure of nobility; the increase of superstition and witchcraft; the cultural flourishing in the second half of 17th century and the Baroque climax; the role of Trieste; enforcement of legal absolutism; economic development in the first half of 18th century; the reforms of Maria Theresa and their significance.